Alan H. 'Frenchie' French,
89, of North Kingstown, died peacefully at home on Friday, December 3, 2010. Born in Boston, MA he was a son of the late Henry W. French and Charlotte G. (Nelson) French. He was the loving husband of Joan P. (Harris) French.
Mr. French worked for the U.S. Government as a Supervisor at CBC Davisville for thirty years until his retirement in 1976, as well as the former Wickford Mobile Station for over 30 years. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII, where he survived Pearl Harbor and Saipan. Mr. French was a member of the VFW Post 152 of North Kingstown where he served as Quarter Master for the Post and for District 3 of RI, South County Chapter 998 of the National Active Retired Federal Employees, FOP Lodge 33 of North Kingstown, and a former Scout Master for Troop 2 of Wickford for 20 years. He was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Wickford.
Besides his wife, he leaves his four sons: James A. French of Cochranville, PA, William F. French of Newport News, VA, David H. French of North Kingstown, and Robert A. French of Cutter, ME. He was the father of the late Sandra L.L. French and Barbara E. Pfremmer. Cherished Grandfather of 10 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren. Loving brother of Frances S. Pollard of Snellville, GA, and the late Charlotte G. Duff, Virginia E. Brooks, Dorothy Fryar, and Henry W. French, Jr..
His Requiem Eucharist will be held on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 10:00 am in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 55 Main Street, Wickford. Burial will follow in the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in THE CRANSTON-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME of WICKFORD, 140 West Main Street, Wickford Village, North Kingstown. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 55 Main Street, Wickford Village, North Kingstown, RI 02852 would be appreciated.
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